Doctor's Best, Real Krill, Enhanced with DHA & EPA, 60 Softgels31 Reviews
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0.24 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Product Code: DRB-00234
- UPC Code: 753950002340
- Package Quantity: 60 Softgels
- Dimensions: 2.4 x 2.4 x 4.3 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
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- Science-Based Nutrition
- Dietary Supplement
- High in Omega-3s
- Promotes Cardiovascular Health
- Superba Krill
- Non-GMO and Gluten Free
In this product, the superior bioactivity of krill omega-3 DHA and EPA as phospholipids is augmented by DHA and EPA from fish. These vital lipids are building blocks of the cell membrane systems that manage most of the important life functions in all our organs. Real Krill Enhanced with DHA & EPA ensures a generous daily supply of DHA, together with EPA for effective support of health and well-being.
- High-potency source of omega-3 DHA and EPA
- Supports healthy brain, joint, and other organ functions
- Promotes cardiovascular health
Supportive but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary disease.
Adult Use: For omega-3 maintenance, take 2 softgels daily after a meal. For added cardiovascular protection, take 3 - 4 softgels daily, or as recommended by a nutritionally-informed physician.
Softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, purified water), vanillin.
Contains shellfish (krill)
Contains fish (anchovy, mackerel, sardine, tuna)
Store in a cool dry place.
|Serving Size: 2 softgels|
|Servings per container: 30 Servings|
|Amount per serving||% Daily Value|
|Antarctic Krill Oil plus Fish Oil Omega-3 Complex, providing:|
|Phospholipids, minimum (min.)||240 mg||†|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids, min.||800 mg||†|
|DHA (DocosaHexaenoic Acid), min.||512 mg||†|
|EPA (EicosaPentaenoic Acid), min.||134 mg||†|
|Astaxanthin, min.||30 mcg||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I want to like this krill oil more because it probably has the highest dose of DHA and EPA around. Unfortunately, its Astaxanthin content is exceptionally low! (only min. 30 mcg per serving, which is 2 caps) Astaxanthin is the most potent anti-oxidant on earth and it doesn't only protect your body tissue, it also protects our skin from sunburn and prevents the product (in this case the DHA & EPA in the krill oil) from oxidation. The reason why krill oil is much more stable than fish oil is because it has Astaxanthin in it. We need at least 0.2 mg of Astaxanthin per gram of krill oil as a minimum to have this effect. The krill oil may not be stable if the Astaxanthin level is less than that. If the EPA or DHA is already oxidated then there's no reason to take it. I will be switching to another brand that has a higher level of astaxanthin, with no soy added.
Getting Omega-3 source from Wild Antarctic Krill seems safer than most pure fish oil based solutions. Superior absorbtion of Krill oils with sublemented Fish Oil Omega-3 complex seems to cover all bases. Softgel capsule is quite large, so may not work with children. NOTE: Krill oil is very stable and will last up to two years. However, do not store in the freezer or refrigerator. Extended exposure to temperatures higher than 100 degrees or lower than 50 degrees diminish the effectiveness of the phospholipid ingredients.